Celestial Map, Solar System, Armillary Sphere, Lunar Phases, Sun, Moon, Stars; A. Brue / E. Levasseur / Delagrave - Tableau Synthetique de Cosmographie - 1851-1860

Description
Celestial Map, Solar System, Armillary Sphere, Lunar Phases, Sun, Moon, Stars; A. Brue / E. Levasseur / Delagrave - Tableau Synthetique de Cosmographie - 1851-1860
Original large folio copper engraving

This map is an original circa 1850/70 engraving on copper.

This is the updated edition of the stunning work by A. Brue, edited by E. Levasseur, on updated drawings by Ch. Delagrave and others.
The present map comes from the beautiful work: "ATLAS UNIVERSEL, DE GEOGRAPHIE PHYSIQUE, POLITIQUE, ANCIENNE et MODERNE, CONTENANT LES CARTES GENERALES ET PARTICULIERES...... Paris, ca.1850/70"

Large in Folio Map, published in Paris, with excellent original colouring, wide margins and geographically very well detailed at every point.

In really good condition, as per photos. It shows small traces of ageing such as small stains or harmless little holes, which do not affect the engraved area at all.

Map overall dimensions: 62 x 48 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Celestial Map
Geographical specification
Solar System, Armillary Sphere, Lunar Phases, Sun, Moon, Stars
Map maker/ publisher
A. Brue / E. Levasseur / Delagrave
Map/ Book title
Tableau Synthetique de Cosmographie
Period
1851-1860
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original large folio copper engraving
Size of the largest image
48×62 cm
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